Masterclass in Energy Storage

The new role of energy storages in the European energy system

Highlights of the Energy Storage training: 

  • 3 days 
  • Includes a site visit
  • Covers the latest developments in power-to-gas and battery storage business

Click here to request a more detailed programme.

Key benefits of this Energy Storage training course

What's in it for you?

Upon completion of this energy storage training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Assess deployment of underground gas storages in the future energy system and new business models;
  • Recognise the importance of location for the deployment of a storage facility
  • Identify multiple and divers merit-streams for underground gas storages, batteries and power-to-gas facilities;
  • Distinguish legal and regulatory aspects that play central role in the European energy storage business


Which topics are addressed during this energy storage training course?

  • Flexibility vs. security of supply of European energy sector. The role of storages
  • Business model for the existing gas storage facilities in Europe: the road ahead
  • Green energy storage, power-to-gas technology, batteries and the integration of renewable energy in the existing infrastructure of NW Europe
  • Risk management in the current European energy business environment
  • Legal aspects of energy storage business
  • From design to operation of integrated storage systems: EnergyStock and Hystock facilities 


Participant's profile

At whom is the Masterclass in Energy Storage targeted?

This Masterclass is highly recommended for individuals working along the gas value chain:

  • Strategic analysts and business developers within SSOs;
  • Energy traders and control service providers;
  • Transmission system operators (both gas and electric);
  • Business analysts and energy analysts;
  • Legal advisors and energy business consultants;
  • (Renewable) energy producers;
  • Government regulators for the energy sector and policy makers;


Catrinus Jepma is since 1988 a professor of International (Environmental) Economics, appointed at the University of Amsterdam, the University of Groningen and Open University, the Netherlands. His fields of specialisation are: North-South economic relations, East-West European integration, international finance and investment, international economic policy co-ordination, and international energy and environmental economics. He has drafted a number of studies in the field of energy in conjunction with private sector energy companies. He has also been heavily involved in the international policy discussions leading up to the Kyoto Protocol flexibility mechanisms.


“Getting to a business case for energy storage requires more complexity than in the past, but also brings more opportunities in the current energy world in transition.”

Prof. Dr. Catrinus Jepma,
Professor of Energy and Sustainable at the University of Groningen
Lecturer of  Masterclass in Energy Storage

Useful information

Masterclass in Energy Storage

10 December 2018
12 December 2018
€2.950 (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included)
to be determined
Read more


The programme fee is € 2.950 (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included) .


Participants of the Masterclass in Energy Storage will receive a certificate on behalf of the University of Groningen.

Register now

Choose session(s)

Personal information

  • Invoice details

  • Contact details manager or HR department for authorisation

Register now
Jochem Durenkamp


Jochem Durenkamp
T +31 (0) 88 1166812
F +31 (0) 88 1166899
Mail Jochem Durenkamp

More contact details

Newsletter subscription